Chemical use at Formosa under inspection: deputy minister

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Chemical use at Formosa under inspection: deputy minister

Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Do Thang Hai supplied information on the use of chemicals imported by Taiwanese Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh steel company, which the public has been suspicious of a link with the mass fish deaths in the north central region recently, at a cabinet meeting yesterday.

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Proposed megaproject on Vietnam’s Red River presents possibility of water link with China

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Proposed megaproject on Vietnam’s Red River presents possibility of water link with China

A proposed multibillion-dollar project to be implemented on the Hong (Red), a river crucial to the eco-social development of northern Vietnam that runs through nearly ten provinces, is also meant to connect local water transportation routes with China, fueling concerns over its feasibility and environmental impacts.

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Vietnam premier urges review of ‘all facilities’ following mass fish deaths

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Vietnam premier urges review of ‘all facilities’ following mass fish deaths

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered that the operations of all coastal production facilities in central Vietnam be reviewed, as the causes behind a spate of fish deaths in the region remains a mystery.

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Weekly roundup: Mass fish deaths, tourist visa, fuel market

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Báo Thanh Niên English 6 day(s) ago

Weekly roundup: Mass fish deaths, tourist visa, fuel market

Experts stunned as officials deny link between Taiwan firm and fish kill disaster

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Vietnam's environment ministry admits to 'slow response' to fish deaths, promises action

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Vietnam's environment ministry admits to 'slow response' to fish deaths, promises action

It is illegal to install an undersea sewage pipe, Vietnamese environment minister Tran Hong Ha has told Taiwanese steel company Formosa, which is the main suspect in an ongoing environmental disaster that has caused mass fish deaths in several central provinces.

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Experts stunned as Vietnam officials deny link between Taiwan firm and fish kill disaster

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Experts stunned as Vietnam officials deny link between Taiwan firm and fish kill disaster

Some Vietnamese experts and scientists were not convinced after officials announced that tests could not find any connection between Taiwanese firm Formosa’s industrial discharge and an ongoing environmental disaster in central Vietnam.

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Swimming in a drought in Vietnam

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Swimming in a drought in Vietnam

It’s the worst drought the country has faced in the past 90 years. It’s a strange irony that Vietnam’s prolonged drought conditions will create greater swimming hazards to the vulnerable young this year. The link between the two issues, lack of water and too many local youngsters in danger around water, may not seem that obvious but this could be a very dangerous year in more than one way.

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Formosa subsidiary to be inspected following mass fish death in central Vietnam

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Formosa subsidiary to be inspected following mass fish death in central Vietnam

The Ministry of Industry and Trade will inspect a subsidiary of Taiwan's Formosa in the north-central province of Ha Tinh next week, over its alleged link to the recent mass fish death in central Vietnam.

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Jerusalem bus bomb wounds 16, Netanyahu hints at Palestinian link

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Jerusalem bus bomb wounds 16, Netanyahu hints at Palestinian link

A bomb blew up a bus and set fire to another in Jerusalem on Monday, wounding 16 people in an attack that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu linked to a six-month-old wave of Palestinian street violence.

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Declassified U.S. document suggests Pakistani link to attack on CIA agents

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A Pakistani intelligence officer paid $200,000 to an extremist network to facilitate a deadly suicide bomb attack on CIA operatives at a base in Afghanistan in 2009, according to a declassified U.S. government document obtained by an independent research group.

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Austria probes link between Paris, Mumbai attacks

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Austria probes link between Paris, Mumbai attacks

A Pakistani man being held in Salzburg in connection with the 2015 Paris attacks is being investigated for links to the 2008 terror attack on Mumbai.

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Vietnam launches temporary train service after collapse of rail bridge

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 week(s) ago

Vietnam Railways has announced a temporary service connecting Ho Chi Minh City and Binh Duong Province, allowing passengers to travel more easily after a bridge collapse last month severed the north-south rail link.

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UK's Cameron under fire over Panama Papers link as government vows to probe data

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UK's Cameron under fire over Panama Papers link as government vows to probe data

The British government sought on Monday to deflect any criticism of Prime Minister David Cameron over his late father's inclusion on a list of clients using a law firm in the tax haven of Panama and said it would investigate the leaked data.

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Long-awaited Riverside walkway to open next month

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VietStock FI English 1 month(s) ago

By the time Khmer New Year rolls around, people in Phnom Penh will be able to stroll along the Riverside, connecting the park in front of the Royal Palace to the twin bridges that link to Diamond Island, City Hall said.

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Brussels attacks another reminder of Belgian security's weak link

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Brussels attacks another reminder of Belgian security's weak link

The Belgian government warned at the weekend that there might be an attack after the security services captured their most wanted man. It came swiftly.

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